Baker Group Electrical Engineering Manager in Ankeny, Iowa
Baker Group, the Midwest’s leading provider of critical building infrastructure systems, is expanding its team of more than 900 dedicated professionals. Headquartered in Ankeny, Iowa, Baker Group is the recognized leader in developing and deploying a variety of systems for commercial and industrial clients. With special expertise in Mechanical, HVAC, Plumbing, Piping, Electrical, Sheet Metal, Automation, Access Control, Security Cameras, Parking Revenue Control, Fire Alarm design and 24/7/365 Service, our team includes the breadth of skills required in the construction of highly technical, special-use buildings like hospitals, educational facilities, corporate office buildings, data centers, industrial facilities and research laboratories. To learn more about our company and our career opportunities, please visit www.thebakergroup.com.
Do you care about people and possess a passion for service? Do you love what you do and leap at the opportunity to solve complex challenges with equal parts creativity and teamwork? Are you mentally tough and excited by the prospect of exceeding expectations? Do you proudly take ownership in your work in a way that pushes you to partner with leadership to accomplish long-term goals and move your organization forward? If your answer to these questions is a resounding “Yes!” we want to visit with you about a career at the Baker Group.
Create and develop relationships supportive of the Baker Group mission statement with employees, internal and external customers. Overall focus is to provide a high level of leadership for the Electrical Engineering Department that includes mentoring and training of less experienced team members. This position also includes assisting other team members in the Electrical Business Unit and other Baker Group Business Units.
Essential Functions & Responsibilities:
The following duties are typical for this job. These are not to be constructed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Makes major design recommendations and design decisions
Schedule electrical engineers/designers to complete project requirements
LMA (Lead, Manage, Accountablity) of Electrical Engineering Department
Support the development and maintenance of Baker Group Electrical standards
Create a culture of accountability to Baker Group Electrical standards
Hire/Terminate/Review engineers and designers according to Baker Group core values.
Provide assistance and actively support junior staff.
Participate in planning and formulation of design alternatives and solutions for major construction projects; assist in estimating, feasibility studies, and may coordinate production of basic design plans and construction documents
Drive use of pre-fabrication efforts deeper into the business unit
Support corporate goals, VTO’s, and personal Business Development Plans
Achieve quality and financial goals for Electrical Design Department
Achieve high levels of client satisfaction consistently
Maintain technical competency and work to expand technical skills and knowledge
Actively participate in Industry Associations
Continuously develop relationships with existing clients and pursue opportunities which provide long-term customer relationships and revenue opportunities
Represent Baker Group in business with clients, consultants, contractors, and other public and/or private agencies and organizations
Play integral role in relationship building and management of clients, assist direct reports with “key clients” and help them track sales activity
Support sales process and presentations for new and prospective clients
Minimum Education & Experience Required to Perform Essential Functions :
Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Construction Engineering (Electrical emphasis).
State of Iowa P.E. License
Mental & Physical Competencies Required to Perform Essential Functions:
Good vision and hearing
Solid organization, problem-solving, personnel management, leadership, and communication skills
Knowledge of contract language
Crisis management skills
Basic accounting knowledge
Ability to multi-task
Moderately exposed to unusual elements and may require moderate physical activity
At any given time, may be exposed to:
Normal office conditions
Exposure to weather, heat, cold
Wet &/or humid
Exposure to dust/fumes
Noise intensity – Loud
Exposure to toxic/caustic chemicals
In proximity to moving mechanical parts
Exposure to electrical shock
Working in high/exposed places
Equipment / Tools:
PPE (hard hat, safety glasses, safety boots, Hi-Vis vest)
Clothing: jeans, appropriate office shirt
Baker Group offers a competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and a positive work environment. Wage is dependent on experience.
Baker Group is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.
All positions are contingent upon successfully completing a drug test.
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